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I Have a Plan: Women in Politics

I Have a Plan: Women in Politics

This morning, following a disappointing turnout in Tuesday’s primaries, Elizabeth Warren announced she would be ending her bid for the presidency. Known as the “woman with a plan,” Warren inspired voters across the U.S. with her detailed policy proposals and incisive wit. Today, in honor of Women’s History Month—and all the women with plans throughout […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Irene Latham and Charles Waters

The Shelf Care Interview: Irene Latham and Charles Waters

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Lerner. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Maggie Reagan talks to Irene Latham and Charles Waters. Irene Latham is the author of many books, including two novels for children, Leaving […]

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2020 Audie Award Winners

2020 Audie Award Winners

Last night, the Audio Publishers Association held the twenty-fifth annual Audie Awards ceremony, which “recognizes outstanding achievement from authors, narrators, publishers, and producers across a wide array of genres and categories,” at Guastavino’s in New York City. Twenty-four winners were announced, all of which you can find below. Congratulations to all! Audiobook of the Year […]

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Best New Books: Week of March 3, 2020

Best New Books: Week of March 3, 2020

The following books, published this week, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist! Adult Fiction ★ Barn 8, by Deb Olin Unferth ★ Blackwood, by Michael Farris Smith ★ The Book of Kane and Margaret, by Kiik Araki-Kawaguchi ★ Coming Up for Air, by […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on the Environment & Sustainability

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on the Environment & Sustainability

It is with renewed excitement and serious concern that we turn our latest spotlight to the Environment & Sustainability. It has been a while since Booklist devoted its content to this prescient topic. In this issue we offer top 10 lists in adult nonfiction and books for youth to inspire readers of all ages to […]

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Reviews of the Week with Karen Blumenthal, Robert Hellenga, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Karen Blumenthal, Robert Hellenga, and More!

Every weekday, we feature a different review on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. An array of storytelling through text, narration, and illustration plus a powerful history of reproductive rights are featured in this week’s #ReviewsOfTheWeek. Add them […]

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10 Questions for Janna MacGregor
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10 Questions for Janna MacGregor

Born and raised in Missouri, Janna MacGregor graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, clerked for a district judge, and worked as a lawyer in private practice. MacGregor was inspired to try writing her own romance novel after rediscovering the romance genre as a reader and attending a romance book convention in […]

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Best New Books: Week of February 25, 2020

Best New Books: Week of February 25, 2020

The following books, published this week, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist! Adult Fiction ★ 142 Ostriches, by April Dávila ★ Apeirogon, by Colum McCann ★ The Lost Diary of M, by Paul Wolfe ★ Oona Out of Order, by Margarita Montimore ★ […]

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Shelf Care, Episode #7: Size (and Format) Matters
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Shelf Care, Episode #7: Size (and Format) Matters

There were So Dang Many books discussed in this episode with librarian extraordinaire Robin Bradford, Booklist Audio Editor Heather Booth, and Booklist Adult Books Editor Donna Seaman. There’s no time for a proper introduction! Only books! Here’s what we talked about: The Wedding Date, by Jasmine Guillory The Kiss Quotient, by Helen Hoang A Bollywood […]

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Reviews of the Week with Gerald Posner, Kati Gardner, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Gerald Posner, Kati Gardner, and More!

Every weekday, we feature a different review on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. This week’s #ReviewsOfTheWeek cover our February 15 issue’s Spotlight on Health & Wellness, featuring an exposé, a medical memoir, YA fiction, and a timely […]

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